IPAB rejects Yahoo paid search technology patent

As reported by The Economic Times, Intellectual Property Appellate Board in Chennai has rejected a patent filed for a paidsearch technology by Overture Services Inc, a unit of Yahoo. As per technology,, search lists is based on bid made by advertiser. For exaample, comapny A comes top in a search after bidding at 3 [...]

By |2017-09-07T14:51:16+05:30December 27th, 2012|IP Basics|0 Comments


In a recent judgment given on 3rd October, 2012, Delhi high court ruled against the decision of IPAB’s appointment for the post of technical member for Trademarks. In the judgment given by Justice Suresh Kait, high court ordered the Department of Industrial Policy & Promotion (DIPP) that the selection made by Search-cum-Selection Committee should [...]

By |2017-09-07T13:35:31+05:30October 13th, 2012|Trademark|0 Comments

Bayer Corp. Filed An Appeal against Nexavar

Patent is an exclusive right granted by the government to an inventor for a limited period of time in exchange of complete disclosure of invention. Compulsory License is an important provision under the amended Indian Patent Act which is used by Indian Patent Office to put a check on the abuse of monopoly provided [...]

By |2017-09-07T13:14:09+05:30May 9th, 2012|International, Patent|0 Comments

Justice Prabha Sridevan appointed as IPAB Chairman

Justice Prabha Sridevan, one of the judges of Novartis Dispute is appointed as Chairman of IPAB. This decision is taken in response to write petition filed by Asian Patent Attorneys Association (APAA). The Asian Patent Attorneys Association (“APAA“) is a non-governmental organisation dedicated to promoting and enhancing intellectual property protection in the Asian region [...]

By |2017-09-07T10:54:35+05:30April 6th, 2011|International, IP Basics|0 Comments
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